Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life

Hardcover | July 14, 2015

byTrudy McKee, James R. McKee

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Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life is a one-semester text focusing on the essential biochemical principles that underpin the modern life sciences. The sixth edition offers deeper coverage of the chemistry of reactions while emphasizing the relationship between biochemistry and humanbiology. Equipping students with a complete view of the living state, Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life emphasizes problem solving and applies biochemical principles to the fields of health, agriculture, engineering, and forensics. It strikes the perfect balance of biology and chemistrycoverage, consistently placing biochemical principles into the context of the physiology of the cell and biomedical applications.

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Biochemistry: The Molecular Basis of Life is a one-semester text focusing on the essential biochemical principles that underpin the modern life sciences. The sixth edition offers deeper coverage of the chemistry of reactions while emphasizing the relationship between biochemistry and humanbiology. Equipping students with a complete vie...

Trudy McKee is a biochemist who has taught Biochemistry at Thomas Jefferson University, Rosemont College, Immaculata College, and the University of the Sciences. James R. McKee is Professor of Chemistry at the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:928 pages, 11.1 × 8.82 × 1.5 inPublished:July 14, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190209895

ISBN - 13:9780190209896

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Table of Contents

1. Biochemistry: An Introduction2. Living Cells3. Water: The Matrix of Life4. Energy5. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins6. Enzymes7. Carbohydrates8. Carbohydrate Metabolism9. Aerobic Metabolism I: The Citric Acid Cycle10. Aerobic Metabolism II: Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation11. Lipids and Membranes12. Lipid Metabolism13. Photosynthesis14. Nitrogen Metabolism I: Synthesis15. Nitrogen Metabolism II: Degradation16. Integration of Metabolism17. Nucleic Acids18. Genetic Information19. Protein SynthesisAppendix: SolutionsGlossaryCreditsIndex

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"The writing is at a level appropriate for my students, the boxed features are interesting, and the organization of the chapters is clear, logical, and effective. The new revisions and features in the sixth edition of Biochemistry represent a further improvement, and should make it moreappealing to our students." --Niina J. Ronkainen, Benedictine University